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February 7, 2002
Half a lifetime ago it was Fifth Week, Winter Quarter: Monte Carlo Night. The 1920's black velvet dress and rakish feathered hat from Souk Sampler, captured in the photo on the adult me, seen for the first time on celluloid. It was the beginning of the most intense five months of my life. Hanging with Sailor, Andy, Hasselwander saying I was strange, no good end would come of me; Jim Cameron, Eric Martin, Jim Pfeiffer, Fourth floor Trowbridge; listening to Bowie in the alcove while working on theater designs; late nights of rum and vodka; poetry class with Lord Byron …